Linchetto Legend

Linchetto Legend Lucca

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Linchetto is being malicious and spiteful very popular in the Lucca area and the mountains of Garfagnana.

Linchetto moves at night harassing and making jokes especially to those who sleep and animals in the stables he is not evil just very spiteful. He is like a child he feels a lot of dislike for old ladies and he shows off with constant annoyances and is generally well disposed towards children.Young married couples are another of their favorite targets.

To keep Linchetto away from the houses and from the stables it is necessary to hang a branch of Juniper at the door: thanks to a mysterious laws Linchetto must count all the innumerable leaves of the branch or it will have to finish its mischievous raids